Academic Catalog

THEA202 HISTORY OF THEATRE

Course Code: 6430202
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-1)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Music And Fine Arts
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. MEHMET AL UYSAL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

202/This course covers the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th Century theatres. In addition to the theatre history of these periods, famous directors of 20th and 21st Centuries are introduced. During the period study, the focus is on theatre buildings, acting areas, performance styles, famous actors and actresses, famous playwrights, the period events and their influence on theatre, social class changes and how they affect theatre. Since theatre is a shared experience, observation of this concept is inevitable. Furthermore, the nature of theatre is emphasized.